Health

Hundreds charge in for Macedon Ranges Health colour run and walk - Herald Sun

17 hours 56 min ago

Herald Sun

Hundreds charge in for Macedon Ranges Health colour run and walk
Herald Sun
More than 650 participants and 100 volunteers were involved in the fourth Macedon Ranges Health Annual Colour Run and Walk. Not so mellow yellow at the 2017 Macedon Ranges Health Colour Run. Service chief executive Don Tidbury said the event ...

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Don't ask GPs for antibiotics, new health campaign urges - The Guardian

18 hours 6 min ago

The Guardian

Don't ask GPs for antibiotics, new health campaign urges
The Guardian
Experts have suggested that, in just over 30 years, antibiotic resistance will kill more people globally than cancer and diabetes combined. Health minister Steve Brine said: “This government is firmly committed to combating drug-resistant infections ...
Patients need rest, not antibiotics, say health officialsBBC News
Public Health England's catchy jingle aims to make danger of antibiotic resistance unforgettableCampaignLive

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Health Check: do boys really have a testosterone spurt at age four? - The Conversation AU

18 hours 30 min ago

The Conversation AU

Health Check: do boys really have a testosterone spurt at age four?
The Conversation AU
Health Check: do boys really have a testosterone spurt at age four? October 22, 2017 11.41pm EDT. There's lots going on in the lives of four-year-old boys, including how to regulate their emotions. Let's not blame their hormones. from www.shutterstock ...

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Soft drinks banned at health facilities - Northern Star

19 hours 37 min ago

Northern Star

Soft drinks banned at health facilities
Northern Star
Soft drinks will not be available to buy from cafeterias or vending machines at any facility within the Northern NSW Local Health District. Lismore Community Health diabetes dietitian, Emma Alley, said reducing sugar by making better drink choices was ...

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Analysts warns of poor prognosis for health insurance - The Australian

20 hours 27 min ago

The Australian

Analysts warns of poor prognosis for health insurance
The Australian
Morgan Stanley's Daniel Toohey has also warned that switching and downgrading health insurance policies showed no signs of abating. Mr Toohey, in a report on a survey on health insurance, highlighted that 56,000 people under the age of 30 year had ...

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Our laws don't do enough to protect our health data - The Conversation US

21 hours 40 min ago

The Conversation US

Our laws don't do enough to protect our health data
The Conversation US
Medical big data can consist of electronic health records, insurance claims, information entered by patients into websites such as PatientsLikeMe and more. Health information can even be gleaned from web searches, Facebook and your recent purchases.

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Women need health and dental care to stay out of prison - The Conversation CA

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 21:57

The Conversation CA

Women need health and dental care to stay out of prison
The Conversation CA
Many women are released from prison with untreated mental and physical health problems, and no access to a doctor. In pain, they seek solace in illicit drugs. Pictured here, women mourn those who have died of drug overdose in the Downtown Eastside of ...

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WHO Mugabe: health body revokes Robert Mugabe ambassador role - The Australian

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 19:39

The Australian

WHO Mugabe: health body revokes Robert Mugabe ambassador role
The Australian
The head of the World Health Organisation revoked his appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador” after the choice drew widespread outrage and criticism. Zimbabwe's government said it respected the turnabout and ...
Robert Mugabe: World Health Organisation withdraws goodwill ambassador appointment after widespread criticismThe West Australian
World Health Organisation slammed as 'ridiculous' for naming Robert Mugabe a goodwill ambassadorNEWS.com.au
Robert Mugabe stripped of World Health Organisation appointmentThe New Daily
Telegraph.co.uk
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Survey raising health worries - Townsville Bulletin

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 14:03

Townsville Bulletin

Survey raising health worries
Townsville Bulletin
Townsville Hospitals' director of cardiology Dr Raibhan Yadav said Hospital and Health Service people in rural and regional Australia faced different challenges to metropolitan residents when it came to managing heart health. “There is work to be done ...

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Australians paying too much for inadequate health insurance - The Australian

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 13:01

Australians paying too much for inadequate health insurance
The Australian
Some readers were shocked to learn last week that they might be paying more in superannuation fees than for electricity. The same is true for private health insurance, where a family of four could easily be paying $400 a month for cover, a sum ...

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Rare Cancer: Decision to remove healthy stomach daunts family ... - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 00:06

The Sydney Morning Herald

Rare Cancer: Decision to remove healthy stomach daunts family ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
Jemma Caprioli is preparing herself for radical surgery to remove what could be a perfectly healthy stomach.

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Mental health support for mums goes mobile - The West Australian

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 23:37

The West Australian

Mental health support for mums goes mobile
The West Australian
New mums and mums-to-be in Australia will receive a boost in mental health support with the launch of an online resource to help people deal with depression. On Saturday, the government launched its MumSpace website, an online mental health resource ...

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Telethon 2017 Perth: $26 million pledge by Prime Minister, foundation for children's health - Perth Now

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 16:03

Perth Now

Telethon 2017 Perth: $26 million pledge by Prime Minister, foundation for children's health
Perth Now
The Origins project will focus on how a child's early environment, including the period before birth, influences the dramatically rising risk of a broad range of chronic health problems such as allergies, asthma, autism, diabetes and obesity ...

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Ronald McDonald House Orange figures show large numbers staying due to child mental health problems - Newcastle Herald

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 04:16

Newcastle Herald

Ronald McDonald House Orange figures show large numbers staying due to child mental health problems
Newcastle Herald
Mental health problems affecting young people are the main reason families stay at Ronald McDonald House Orange [RMHO]. The house provides accommodation for families living more than 50 kilometres from Orange who have children being treated at ...

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Let's Talk about Mental Health - Newcastle Herald

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 00:53

Newcastle Herald

Let's Talk about Mental Health
Newcastle Herald
JARROD EDYVEAN: A small Riverina town touched by suicide has united to raise awareness of mental health while lifting the spirits of local people. The people of Coolamon have formed a committee promoting positive mental health messages and events.

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Mental health support for mums goes mobile | SBS News - SBS

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 23:14

SBS

Mental health support for mums goes mobile | SBS News
SBS
The government launched a new website and mobile app on Saturday aiming to promote the mental health of new mums and mums-to-be.

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Rural Health Commissioner role hoped to end regional Australia's doctor drought - ABC Online

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:13

ABC Online

Rural Health Commissioner role hoped to end regional Australia's doctor drought
ABC Online
For the first time, the Federal Government has established the role of a National Rural Health Commissioner who will be tasked with filling the gap of medical experts by improving rural health policies. Professor Paul Worley has been appointed to the ...
First rural health commissioner appointed | SBS NewsSBS
Emeritus Professor Paul Worley named Australia's first National Rural Health CommissionerIllawarra Mercury

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Rural Health Commissioner role hoped to end regional Australia's ... - ABC Online

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:13

ABC Online

Rural Health Commissioner role hoped to end regional Australia's ...
ABC Online
The Federal Government appoints Professor Paul Worley to be the National Rural Health Commissioner to lead the push to improve rural health services with a ...
First rural health commissioner appointed | SBS NewsSBS

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Reading the fine print: how private health insurance works - ABC Online

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 19:06

Reading the fine print: how private health insurance works
ABC Online
When it comes to you health, you might think you would spare no expense. But the question of whether to buy private health insurance is more complicated. More than thirty countries around the world have universal health care. Since 1984, Australian ...

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